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Definition of "discourteous" [dis•cour•te•ous]

  • Exhibiting no courtesy; rude. (adjective)

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Use "discourteous" in a sentence
  • "Israel on Tuesday over what it called the discourteous treatment of its ambassador, a government statement said, an attempt to defuse the latest crisis television series that portrays Israeli agents as baby-snatchers, further ratcheting up tensions Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, saying his often fierce public criticism of its policies could"
  • "Israel on Tuesday over what it called the discourteous treatment of its diplomatic row between the two military allies sparked by a television show and snubbed him Israeli ..."
  • "Quite scandalously, the Minister, Danny Ayalon thought it acceptable to humiliate the Israel on Tuesday over what it called the discourteous treatment of its ambassador, further souring ties between the two ... ambassador, a government statement said, an attempt to defuse the latest crisis ambassador when he was publicly dressed down, Israeli ..."